Geissorhiza heterostyla is usually found on stony clay slopes across a wide distribution of the South African Cape. Photographs by Cameron McMaster and Mary Sue Ittner were taken in the Komsberg and near Middelpos in September in different years.
Gladiolus ceresianus grows on stony slopes and flats in clay soil from southern Namaqualand to the western Karoo and in the Roggeveld and Bokkeveld Plateau. The photo was taken by Cameron McMaster on the Matjiesfontein Sutherland road.
Gladiolus karooicus is found from the Little Karoo to the Komsberg section of the Roggeveld Escarpment. Photos taken September 2011 by Cameron McMaster near Matjiesfontein.
Gladiolus pritzelii is found on rocky sandstone slopes in the northwest Cape. Photo taken by Cameron McMaster on Ouberg Road.
Gladiolus splendens is found in rocky clay, mostly near streams in the Roggeveld and the Calvinia district. The photographs were taken by Mary Sue Ittner near Middelpos September 2006.
Gladiolus uysiae flowers late winter to early spring and can be found on clay slopes in renosterveld. Photos taken by Mary Sue Ittner and Bob Rutemoeller near Middelpos September 2006. The last photo was taken by Cameron McMaster September 2011.
Gladiolus venustus is widely distributed across the interior of the winter rainfall areas of southern Africa where it is found in dry habitats on clay and sandstone slopes. The first two photos were taken near Middelpos by Mary Sue Ittner and Bob Rutemoeller September 2006. The last two were taken by Cameron McMaster September 2011.
Hesperantha cucullata is found on sandy and shale slopes in the western Karoo and the northwest Cape from the Bokkeveld Plateau to the Biedouw valley. Photos taken by Cameron McMaster and Mary Sue Ittner near Middelpos.
Hesperantha humilis is found growing on sandstone and shale slopes, mainly in renosterveld. Photo taken by Cameron McMaster near Sutherland.
Hesperantha marlothii grows in rocky areas of the Roggeveld and in the Northwest Cape. The first two photos taken late in the day in the Komsberg by Bob Rutemoeller and Mary Sue Ittner September 2006. The last two were taken by Cameron McMaster near Middelpos.
Hesperantha pilosa grows on sandstone soils from the Bokkeveld Mountains to the southwest Cape and into the western Karoo and flowers late winter into spring. Photo taken by Bob Rutemoeller in the Komsberg.
Hesperantha radiata grows on grassy heath and damp grassland, in sandstone, granite and clay soils, in fynbos and renosterveld from Namaqualand to Swaziland. Photos taken by Bob Rutemoeller and Mary Sue Ittner near Middelpos September 2006.
Ixia rapunculoides is found on mostly clay soils in renosterveld or karroid scrub in the Cape Province. Photographed in the Komsberg and Calvinia by Mary Sue Ittner September 2006.
Ixia trifolia is found on sandstone slopes in the Roggeveld Escarpment and flowers late winter into spring. Photographed in the Komsberg by Cameron McMaster
Kniphofia sarmentosa is found in mountain streams and moist hollows from the western Karoo to the Hex River mountains of South Africa. The first three photos were taken by Mary Sue Ittner on the way to Middelpos in August 2001 and again in September 2006. The last photo was taken by Cameron McMaster September 2011.